The Courage to Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure

The Courage to Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure by Al Desetta 1575421852 9781575421858
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Cassandra is hassled by her friends for sitting with the ldquo;wrongrdquo; kids at lunch. Jennifer gets harassed because shersquo;s overweight. Dwanrsquo;s own family taunts her for not being ldquo;black enough.rdquo; Yen is teased for being Chinese; Jamel for not smoking marijuana. Yet all find the strength to face their conflicts and the courage to be themselves. In 26 first-person stories, real teens write about their lives with searing honesty. They will inspire young readers to reflect on their own lives, work through their problems, and learn who they really are.

Author: Al Desetta

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 160

Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing

Publication Date: 2005-09-15


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